The Upper Alton Association continues to promote the area with today's Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Robert Wadlow statue. This is the fifth year they have hosted a tree lighting at the site. Kim Campbell, Vice President of the Upper Alton Association, says the lighting will take place rain or shine.
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Cambell says Pastor David Crowley will bless the tree prior to other planned festivities if the weather is good. She also reminds the event is free and open too the public. It all gets started at 5pm.